Best Truck Companies In The World


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Introduction:

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There are many truck companies in the world, but only a select few can be called the best. These companies have proven time and again that they can provide quality services and products to their customers. They have also demonstrated a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement, which has helped them stay ahead of the competition. Here is a list of the best truck companies in the world.

1. Cummins

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Cummins is an American Fortune 500 corporation that manufactures diesel and natural gas engines, filtration, and power generation products. The company has spent more than $3 billion in the past nine years to develop cleaner, more efficient diesel engines through its clean technology program. Cummins’ engines are used by over 300 vehicle producers worldwide, including trucks employed by UPS and the Armed Forces. The company’s global headquarters is situated in Columbus, Indiana.

2. Navistar International

Navistar International Corporation was formed in 1978 as a holding company for International Harvester (the original company behind Navistar). It later bought IC Bus (School bus manufacturing), Workhorse (manufacturer of delivery vans), and MaxxForce (an engine and components manufacturer). Navistar’s brands include International, IC Bus, and Navistar Class 8 commercial trucks.

3. Daimler Truck

Daimler Trucks (or simply “DT”) is a leading commercial vehicle manufacturing group founded by Gottfried Daimler in the year 1871. It began as a division of Daimler-Benz and was known as Daimler-Benz Transportation from 1990 to 2007. The company also has divisions working on engines and transmissions (Daimler Engine Management Systems) and truck equipment (Evolution Electronics).

4. PACCAR Inc

PACCAR was originally known as Pacific Car and Foundry Co., but it changed its name to PACCAR in 1969 after acquiring the Peterbilt and Kenworth brands. The company manufactures trucks and other commercial vehicles, and it’s also a part of the transportation industry in Mexico through its subsidiary DAVSA. PACCAR has its global headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.

5. Paccar Inc

PACCAR was originally known as Pacific Car and Foundry Co., but it changed its name to PACCAR in 1969 after acquiring the Peterbilt and Kenworth brands. The company manufactures trucks and other commercial vehicles, and it’s also a part of the transportation industry in Mexico through its subsidiary DAVSA. PACCAR has its global headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.

6. Volvo Trucks

Volvo is a Swedish truck manufacturer that started as a ball bearing manufacturer in 1910 under the name Volvo. Six years later, the company changed its name to Volvo Aero Corporation and then again in 1935 to AB Volvo. In 1963, they unveiled their first forward control truck called NQR. The company has since expanded into bus manufacturing for both heavy buses and coaches. Its North American division is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina while its European division is based in Gothenburg, Sweden

7. Freightliner Trucks LLC

Freightliner began making commercial trucks back in 1983 with no more than 200 employees at their factory in Cleveland County, North Carolina. These days, it’s considered as one of the best companies that produce Class 8 vehicles thanks to its high-end products such as the Argosy and the Coronado. In 2005, the company was acquired by Daimler Trucks, but it still operates as a separate entity with its headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

8. Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth is a Canadian-American manufacturer of medium and heavy duty trucks located in Kirkland, Washington. The company makes Class 8 conventional models for both highway and vocational operations while also producing Class 5 through 7 vocational trucks for local deliveries and dump/linehaul applications. Its parent company PACCAR has been an industry leader since it began manufacturing trucks in 1941.

9. American LaFrance LLC

American LaFrance is a North Carolina-based manufacturer of fire fighting apparatus that has been around since 1873 when George Pierce founded the American Steam Fire Engine Company. The company was eventually renamed American LaFrance, and it’s now a part of the Oshkosh Corporation. That being said, please note that this entry is not about literal fire trucks from the company but it is Class 8 sleeper tractors under the Columbia brand.

10. Mack Trucks, Inc

Mack Trucks started as an independent truck manufacturer back in 1900. In 1938, founder Afton “Ace” Mack partnered with his son Alva to purchase a quarry operation in Pennsylvania by the name of Fruehauf Trailer Corporation which they used for their primary manufacturing site. In 1998, the company merged with Renault to form what we call today Volvo Group Trucks Technology or simply VT-Mack (for Mack-Renault). In 2001, the company was acquired by a group in North Carolina and changed its name to in 2006.

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